Just Words MARIA ANGALA, NBCTJEFFERSON ACADEMY, WASHINGTON DC
FIRST FIVE! 1. Come in quietly and take your seat 2. Place materials on desk 3. Take out HW assignment 4. Write down HW assignment in agenda book. 5. Begin “JUST START!”
DO NOW: Just Start! (3 min) 1. Open your Student Why is it important to Challenge Books to My chart your progress? Progress Section. To monitor our strengths 2. We will chart your and weakness in reading progress together from and spelling words your first progress check. Explain: This chart will tell us if you have difficulty with high frequency words or phonetic words.
OBJECTIVES: By the end of the lesson, SWBAT: 1. read, tap, skywrite 5 words with bonus letters …80% of the time as measured by a progress check.
PRIDE scholars, hit it!! Vocabulary, vocabulary how many words do you know? We’ll have power to read in Just Words class Here we go!!
I DO: Teacher Build Words hide TEACH BONUS LETTERS ASK: When do f, l and s get bonus WORD: mis letters at the end of the word? EXPLAIN: this word has 3 sounds WORDS: smell & sniff but it needs another letter. ASK: Who can tap the word -? ASK: Who can guess what letter it is? …Wonderful! S… great! ASK: How many letters does the EXPLAIN: the 2nd letter s does not word – have? How many taps does it get a sound and does not get tapped. get? Why?...Fantastic! ASK: Who can tap the word with 3 WORD: shelf taps and read it aloud? EXPLAIN: notice that the l comes EXPLAIN: I want you to remember after a short vowel but does not that f, l, and s all get bonus letters at come with a bonus letter. the end of the word if they follow a ASK: Who can guess why? Because short vowel. the word has a digraph, the l is part ASK: Who can tell me again what the of a blend so no bonus letter is 3 letters are which get bonus letters added. at the end of the word when they follow a short vowel?
WE DO: Mark Words hide EXPLAIN: the letter z EXPLAIN: Now we mark sometimes gets a bonus up bonus letters with a star letter and sometimes does over the bonus letter. Let’s not. It is a “bonus letter have an example… wanna be” because z wants ASK: I need a volunteer to to be a bonus letter too. come up and mark the ASK: Can you give me an bonus letter in the word – example? buzz & quiz WORDS: ASK: Let’s review how we miss, staff, spill mark up words. Long vowel ASK: why do these words sound? Short vowel sound? have bonus letters? Digraph? Blends? Because the letters s, f, and …Fantastic!! l come after a short vowel and do not have a digraph that is part of a blend.
YOU DO! hide EXPLAIN: Like doctors who are doing surgery in the emergency room, let us dissect these words: thrill ASK: Who wants to come and mark up this word on the board?...Great job!! ASK: Notice that we have a digraph here, why do we still need to add an extra l? We add a bonus letter when a word ends with a vowel followed by an f, l, or s that is not part of a blend.
PROGRESS CHECK Explain: We will be Instruct: 1. Please take doing a progress check at out your Student the beginning of every Challenge Book. Unit to see your 2. Find Unit 3 Progress strengths and Check page weaknesses. Don’t worry 3. You need to fold back if you make your answers on this mistakes, you will get page. better and better as we Ready? (dictation page go on practicing and learning Just Words! 90 of Instructor’s manual)
Progress Check Explain: Now let’s open the YOU DO: page so you’ll see the Circle the correctly spelled answers. high frequency words red Examine: Notice that there Underline the correctly are words that were spelled phonetic words circled, and some are blue underlined. You have 2 min. Ask: Who can guess what Done? these words are? Tally up high frequency Circled= high frequency words words Tally up phonetic words Underlined= phonetic words
Charting DO NOW: Explain: This is not a test 1. Open your Student but a way to see progress Challenge Books to My as you learn more in our Progress Section. class. 2. We will chart your Explain: You will see that progress together. you will get better and Explain: This chart will better in our Just Words tell us if you have class and will eventually difficulty with high be able to know how to frequency words or spell these words phonetic words. correctly!
QUICK CHECK Why is it important to chart your progress? To monitor our strengths and weakness in reading and spelling words
HOMEWORK 1. Write these words three times, and 2. Use these words in a sentence: fill spell fuss jazz less
Did we meet the OBJECTIVES: By the end of the lesson, SWBAT: read, tap, skywrite 5 words with bonus letters…80% of the time as measured by aprogress check.
YOU ARE AMAZING!!! You deserve a Chimpan- CHEER!!!
LAST FIVE! 1. Homework in homework folder 2. Notes in folders 3. Materials put away 4. Clean desk and area 5. Line up when instructed